Indian Navy invites online application for Artificer Apprentice (AA) and Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR) twice in a year. For both posts common notification is issued, single form is submitted and common exam is conducted. The notifications come in the month of June and December. The exam for June notification held in August month and for December notification held in March month.
Students joining the Apex Defence Academy, Jaipur will be screened for their eligibility prior to admission. They will undergo an initial examination as well as a medical examination to ascertain their eligibility for joining the defence forces.
AA-Qualified in 10+2 examination with 60% or more marks in aggregate with Maths & Physics and at least one of these subjects:-Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science from the Boards of School Education recognised by MHRD, Govt. of India.
SSR-Qualified in 10+2 examination with Maths & Physics and atleast one of these subjects: -Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science from the Boards of School Education recognised by MHRD, Govt. of India.
The age for Artificer Apprentice (AA) and Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR) candidate should be between 17-20 years on the day of enrolment.
AA-Selection of recruits is based on the all India order of merit on their performance in Computer based Examination, subject to qualifying Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in Medical Examinations.
SSR-Selection of recruits is based on State wise merit of their performance in Computer-based Examination, subject to qualifying Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in Medical Examinations.
(a)One common examination will be conducted for AA and SSR entries.
(b) The question paper will be computer-based with a total of 100 questions, each carrying 01 mark.
(c)The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi & English) and objective type (multiple-choice).
(d)The question paper will comprise of four sections i.e. English, Science, Mathematics and General Knowledge.
(e)The standard of the question paper will be that of 10+2 Syllabus& sample papers for the examination are available on website www.joinindiannavy.gov.in.
(f)Duration of examination will be one hour.
(g)The candidates are required to pass in all sections and in aggregate. The Navy reserves the right to determine the pass marks in each Section and in aggregate.
(h) Penalty for Wrong Answer. Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the question paper. There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(a) Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to sailors on entry.
(b) Minimum height 157 cms. Weight and Chest should be proportionate. Minimum chest expansion of 5 cms.
(c) The candidate must be in good physical and mental health, free from any defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions as per Navy Order (Special) 01/2008.
Note:-Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax, and tartar removed from teeth prior to medical examination.
Note:- Applicants declared Permanent medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in Navy are advised not to apply.